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Joseph Hamilton Allen Force: Army Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 27th Battalion (Manitoba Regiment) 66th Regiment, Princess Louise Fusiliers Regimental Number: 489155 Rank: Private Date of Birth: December 26, 1893 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia   Date of Enlistment: November 23, 1915 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, Nova Scotia Address at Enlistment: Halifax, Nova Scotia Age at Enlistment: 18 Height: 5 Feet 6 1/2 Inches   Trade: Drug Clerk Marital Status: Single   Religion: Presbyterian Next of Kin: Edmund S Allen (Father), 51 Chebucto Rd., Halifax, Nova Scotia     Joseph Allen Hamilton was killed in the Battle at Courcelette, September 15, 1916.       Date of Death: September 15, 1916 Age at Death: 19 Cemetery: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France   Commemorated on Page 49 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 8 and February 9   Not Commemorated on the Yarmouth Monument Sources: Library and Archives Canada (Attestation Paper) Commonwealth War Grave Commission Canadian Great War Project Veterans Affairs Canada  
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